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Ord 81-2002 9/17/2002 ORDINANCE NO. E3 1'/0a AN ORDINANCE ENACTING SECTION 106-28 TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO FEES PROVIDED BY THE PUBLIC UTILITIES DIVISION; REPEALING RESOLUTION 142-94; FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS ORDINANCE WAS PASSED WAS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW. WHEREAS, the City of Wichita Falls performs water and sewer services and the cost of these services is recovered from the user; and WHEREAS, the Council desires to update the fee schedule and add it to the Code of Ordinances NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. Resolution 142-94 dated September 6, 1994 with all amendments is hereby repealed. SECTION 2. Part II of the Wichita Falls Code of Ordinances, at Chapter 106, Utilities, is hereby amended by the addition of Section 106 -128 entitled, "Fees for Services Provided by the Public Utilities Division" which shall hereafter read as follows: Section 106-128: (a) Water and Sewer Taps. The charge for standard and non-standard water taps and for standard and non-standard sewer taps will be as follows: (1) Standard Water Tap: A 5/8" or 1" water tap that does not exceed 15' of service line. Excavation is performed in soil using a backhoe and no additional construction (e.g. cutting of asphalt or concrete; underground boring or specialized construction to avoid other utility lines, etc.) is required. Size of Tap 1994 Cost to Customer 2002 Cost to Customer 5/8" $313.00 $485.00 1" $330.00 $510.00 (2) Non-Standard Water Tap: A water tap that is larger than 1" or that includes a service line longer than 15'; requires underground 2 boring, breaking of concrete or asphalt in street, alley or behind curb, or other non-standard construction techniques such as carrier pipe encasement or excavation by a means other than backhoe. Cost to Customer Determined by job estimate using standard charges in Section 106-128 (b) r installed on an existing sewer (3) Standard Sewer Tap: A sewer tap g main line or manhole using standard equipment and materials where the property owner or agent has excavated and no additional preparation by the City is required, and where the excavation meets OSHA standards for trench/excavation safety. Type Tap 1994 Cost to Customer 2002 Cost to Customer Pipe $ 50.00 $ 90.00 Manhole $100.00 $165.00 (4) Non-standard Sewer Tap: A sewer tap where non-standard equipment or materials are required; additional preparation by the City is required; or trench/excavation safety to meet OSHA standards must be achieved by the City. Cost to Customer Determined by job estimate using standard charges in Section 106-128 (b) (b) Standard charges for labor, equipment and materials. The following standard charges for labor, equipment and materials will be used to estimate non-standard water and sewer taps and other special utility- related services. Item 1994 Cost to Customer 2002 Cost to Customer Labor (Normal $11.13/hr $17.00/hr duty hours) Item 1994 Cost to Customer 2002 Cost to Customer Labor (Overtime) $16.70/hr $25.50/hr Materials Current cost to City + Current cost City + 10% 10% for Administration for Administration &Warehousing & Warehousing J Backhoe/ditcher/ $25.00/hr (4-hour min.) $48.00/hr (4-hour min.) front-end loader with operator Crew truck with $20.00/day (1/2 day $30.00/day (1/2 day min.) tools minimum) Sewer rod truck, or $42.26/hr (Normal duty $60.00/hr (Normal duty jet cleaner with hours) $53.39/hr hours) $85.00/hr crew (Overtime) (Overtime) Air compressor $20.00/hr (2-hour min.) $25.00/hr (2-hour min.) Boring machine $25.00/job Diameter in inches X $3.00 + $3.00 per linear ft. Tap machine (6" $125.00/job $150.00/job and smaller) Tap machine $140.00/job $275.00/job (larger than 6") Lighted arrow $60.00/day (1/2day $100/day (1/2 day min.) board min.) Type I barricade $5.00/day (1/2 day $8.00/day(1/2 day min.) min.) Standard traffic $5.00/day (1/2 day $8.00/day (1/2 day min.) sign minimum) Standard traffic $3.00/day (1/2 day $7.50/day (1/2 day min.) cone minimum) Standard traffic $5.00/day (1/2 day $9.50/day (1/2 day min.) barrel minimum) Standard manhole $1,000 plus $100/ft over (5' deep) 5' Fire Hydrant $1,400 (includes valves) (installed) (c) Standard Charges for General Services: The price for the general utility- related services shown below will be as indicated: Service 1994 Cost to 2002 Cost to Customer Customer Meter size reduction Determine by job Determine by job or increase estimate using estimate using standard standard charges in charges in Section III Section III Underground boring $160.00/job $360/job plus $6.00/ft without casing (up to $ 2.67/ft for all over 60' 60')(for 1" and less) Underground boring $ 2.67/ft $6.00/ft without casing (60' and over)(over 1" size, add cost of the pipe) Underground boring Boring cost plus Boring cost plus with casing materials cost materials cost Shoring (if required $200.00/day for other services) Pavement repair for $290.00/job min. $360.00/job min. water tap $8.00 sq. ft $10.00 sq. ft. Concrete/asphalt cut $85.00/job min. $110.00/job min. behind curb ($8.00 sq. ft.) ($10.00 sq. ft.) Unload septic waste $3.00 for loads $0.06 per gallon for from vacuum truck originating within city loads originating within at City Wastewater limits; $6.00 for loads city limits; $0.12 per Treatment Plant originating outside city gallon for loads limits originating outside city limits Laboratory testing of Commercial lab cost Commercial lab cost septic loads with plus 10% for adminis- plus 10% for excessive levels of tration and handling administration and FOG, TSS, or BOD handling or with other constituents not acceptable at plant. Dewatering and $0.20/gallon N/A— refer customer to disposal of grease private Type 5 facility and/or grit waste at City Waste-water Treatment Plant Returned check (no $10.00 $25.00 cut-off required) Cut-off/reconnect (no $15.00 plus deposit $15.00 plus deposit deposit) Remove/reinstall $25.00 plus deposit or $50.00 plus deposit or meter (up to and payment payment including 1") (no payment or deposit) Remove/reinstall Determine by job Determine by job meter (larger than estimate using estimate using standard 1") (no payment or standard charges in charges in Section 106- deposit) Section III 128 (b) Padlock and saddle $11.00 $28.00 damage Water-off lid $14.00 $40.00 (customer damage) Cut-off/replacement $52.00 $94.00 (customer damage) Meter damage $25.00 plus parts or $50.00 plus parts or (customer tampering) meter meter Remove cut-off and $125.00 $177.00 plug customer service line (install and remove cut-off and plug) Additional measures Determine by job Determine by job to prevent illegal use estimate using estimate using standard of water standard charges in charges in Section 106- Section III 128 (b) Meter test (of $20.00 $55.00 accurate meter) (up to 1") Meter test (of $50.00 Determine by job accurate meter) estimate using standard (larger than 1") charges in Section 106- 128 (b) Reread and check $15.00 $15.00 for leaks (reading accurate) Establish temporary $15.00 (includes $15.00 (includes water Account establishment of establishment of account, turn-on/ account, turn-on / turn-off of water) turn-off of water) Deposit for Fire $550.00 $665.00 plus billing Hydrant Meter deposit Manual invoicing $10.00 $17.00/hr, 1 hr. min. (minimum charge) Standard barricading $30.00/day (1/2 day $40.00/day (1/2 day of excava-tion: use min.) min.) of not more than 3 Type I barricades w/lights as necessary and/or plastic fencing, 3 standard traffic signs and 6 standard traffic cones. Includes 1 on- site check per day. Non-standard bard- Determined by job Determined by job f • cading of excavation: estimate using stand- estimate using standard an excavation that and charges in charges in Section 106- requires more than 3 Section III 128 (b) Type I bard- cades, 3 standard traffic signs or 6 standard traffic cones. Includes 1 on- site check per day. (d) Wastewater Laboratory Test Charges: The charge for each sample is indicated below for the specified laboratory test: CHARGE PER SAMPLE FOR SINGLE TEST 1994 Customer Cost 2002 Customer Cost NUMBER OF SAMPLES 1-2 3 4 Over 5 Each TEST Biochemical Oxygen 9.54 8.81 8.07 7.34 17.30 Demand (BOD) Chemical Oxygen Demand 9.54 8.81 8.07 7.34 16.00 (COD) Carbonaceous Biochemical 9.54 8.81 8.07 7.34 20.00 Oxygen Demand (CBOD) Total Suspended Solids 6.88 6.35 5.82 5.29 11.00 (TSS) Volatile Suspended Solids 11.00 10.15 9.31 8.46 14.00 (VSS) (includes TSS test) Hydrogen Ion Concentration 2.12 2.12 2.12 2.12 4.00 (pH) Chlorine Residual 2.09 2.09 2.09 2.09 10.00 Ammonia Nitrogen 12.46 11.33 10.30 9.36 20.00 Dissolved Oxygen 1.73 1.73 1.73 1.73 8.00 (e) Temporary Turn-off of Water Service at the Customer's Request: A fee of $15.00 is established for a customer-requested turn-off and turn-on of water service, unless the service call is to be made on an overtime basis in which case the fee shall be $20.00. The fee shall include both a turn- off and turn-on service call to the meter. None of the fee is refundable if only one service call is made. No charge shall be made if the customer is requesting the turn-off so that repairs can be made to the portion of the house line between the City-owned water meter and the customer-owned shut-off valve. The Director of Public Works, shall have the authority to temporarily waive this charge when extreme weather conditions require water to be turned off at the meters to prevent damages in buildings throughout the City. (f) Water and Sewer Line Extensions. The charge for standard and non- standard water line extensions and for standard and non-standard sewer line extensions will be as follows: (1) Standard Water Line Extension: A 6" or 8" water line extension where the excavation is performed in soil using a backhoe and no additional construction (e.g. cutting of asphalt or concrete; underground boring) is required. Includes one valve and one fire hydrant. Specialized installation requirements, main line taps, additional valves and fire hydrants will require additional charges. Size of Line 1994 Cost to Customer 2002 Cost to Customer 6" or 8" $12.00/ft $21.00/ft (2) Non-Standard Water Line Extension: A water line extension that requires underground boring, cutting of concrete or asphalt in street, alley or behind curb, or other non-standard construction techniques such as carrier pipe encasement or excavation by a means other than backhoe. Cost to Customer Determined by job estimate using standard charges in Section 106-128 (b) (3) Standard Sewer Line Extension: A 6" or 8" sewer line extension where the excavation is performed in soil using a backhoe and no additional construction (e.g. cutting of asphalt or concrete; underground boring) is required. Includes one clean out at the end of the main. Specialized installation requirements, trenches over five feet deep and manholes will require additional charges. Size of Line 1994 Cost to Customer 2002 Cost to Customer 6" or 8" $13.50/ft $20.00/ft (4) Non-standard Sewer Line Extension: A sewer line extension that requires underground boring, cutting of concrete or asphalt, other non-standard construction techniques such as carrier pipe encasement or excavation by a means other than backhoe. Cost to Customer Determined by job estimate using standard charges in Section 106-128 (b) SECTION 3. It is hereby officially found and determined that the meeting at which this ordinance was passed was open to the public as required by law. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 17th day of September, 2002. MAYOR ATTEST: ! = 1110.i City Clerk Affidavit of Publication THE STATE OF TEXAS #1574391 COUNTY OF WICHITA On this 1st day of October, 2002 AD... ORDINANCE ORDINANCENAME D? Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority THE CODE OF 3ORDII-- Kathy Salan bookkeeper for the Times Publishing Company ESTAB- L ISH• C S A L A T of Wichita Falls, publishers of the Wichita Falls PAYMENT FEE FOR UTILITY BILLING Times/Record News, a newspaper published at ORDINANCE NO.81-2002 AN ORDINANCE EN- Wichita Falls in Wichita County, Texas, and upon being ACTING SECTION 106-28 TO THE CODE OF OR- duly sworn by me, on oath states that the attached DINANCES RELATING TO FEES PROVIDED advertisement is a true and correct copy of advertising BY THE PUBLIC UTILI- TIES DIVISION; RE- ublished in One (1 issues thereof on the following dates: PEALING RESOLUTION p (1 ) g 142-94. September 29, 2002 Xttie7 daitz, Bookkeeper for Times Publishing Company of Wichita Falls Subscribed and sworn to before me this the day and year first above written: • • •• '1ARYp' e4 v�G ( n. °'• • S,